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"My maternal aunt"

Translation:Shimá yazhí

November 13, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah_jagurz

"my" is "shi", right? Why is "shi shima yazhi" not accepted as a proper translation?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KelseyLee856978

because it is being repetitive, saying "shi shima" is saying "my my mom", if you want to break it down "ma" means "mother" "shima" means "my mother"

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